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there to be in the leadership. that's what happens in both parties. that's what happens in california and at the federal level. >> reporter: newman also points out that being an outsider in a leadership position may actually be a good thing because it gives you a fresh perspective. also, while we call them freshmen, a lot of these members have legal and business experience as well as in the political field and that can help them when they chair a committee so it's something to think about. these aren't 22-year-olds going into the office. >> those endorsing them, that's what they want us to look at their overall experience in life and what they bring to government. >> reporter: you have to look at them individually and some of them don't have experience with a committee that they were assigned to so that's why we were looking at this a little closer. >> it's going to be an interesting year in sacramento. thank you. >>> in the wake of the connecticut school shooting, a top state lawmaker wants the white house to consider california as a model for dealing with mental illness. senate president pro tem darrell st
area shorelines. ans >>> well, some very high tides are in store for the northern california coast and the bay area shorelines. and as cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman explains, some researchers think it will provide a glimpse of things to come. >> reporter: of all the photogenic spots of the bay area to take pictures of, why is hailey taking pictures of water and cement? [ laughter ] >> it's afternoon important picture. >> reporter: it's the before and after. >> the pictures of the king tideses help yours visualize the dramatic tidal reefs that we're already experiencing. >> reporter: the connector ramp from 101 to marin was flooded today. that happens. but normally when there's a storm. there was no storm of the just very high tides, king tides. >> but are rising tides stuff like this needs to be considered. >> reporter: they are about gravity. the earth, moon and sun are in such a position that tides will be the highest of the year the next couple of days. but it could look like the new normal. oceans are filling up with more water for a variety of reasons, 8" more in the past centu
for it. >> reporter: baykeeper, the state of california and the epa successfully sued nine bay area cities to get the work done. last year, bay keeper tracked three storm-related sewage spills that totaled more than 150 million gallons. >> there's not supposed to be rainwater in the sewage pipes. they are so broken up from earthquakes, from roots, from time. when get that done, the rainwater will stay out and we won't have any other big wet weather sewage overflows. >> reporter: it is a priority for the public. >> we need to take care of things that have to be taken care of. >> reporter: they are working with some of the cities to fix the bad pipes a job that's just beginning. >> he fix part of the pipes in some community -- we fix part of pipes in some communities, and they fix othe parts. >> reporter: it could take 20 to 30 years to complete the work so that we can be assured that no sewage leaks into the bay. it's going to take a long time. baykeeper says it will continue to monitor the situation and say the steps have to step it up. >> we are going to get a lot of rain before th
the trigger each time you want to fire. >> reporter: then the size of the clip. >> in the state of california you can't have more than ten rounds in any firearm. >> reporter: the same for handguns. >> the capacity of the magazine dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. it's not difficult at all. >> reporter: to give you an idea what that means. >> this is our magazine compared to the magazine that a criminal may use. >> reporter: but even on this point, the size of a clip, the debate is expected to be intense. >> ha. [ laughter ] >> the argument against that is that it is a diminution of freedom of firearms owners to make their own choices. >> reporter: but in day-to-day crime isn't it the handgun that's still the most commonly useed. >> that's correct. >> maybe. >> reporter: but as the professor notes on handguns the nation is divided. >> on the one hand, the handgun is the predominant weapon of abuse in the united states. but millions and millions o
that in california and it has really worked in other states. >> reporter: it's called an ignition interlock device wired to a person's car and will prevent the car from starting if the driver has been drinking. in some states it's lowered the dui reoffender rate by 75%. >> with the upcoming new year's holiday it is more important than ever to be aware of the dangers associated with distracted driving. >> reporter: so law enforcement will be cracking down on drunk drivers. starting tonight through new year's day. police agencies including redwood city will have dui checkpoints. they estimate they will view about 15,000 cars. chp officers will have have maximum holiday enforcement. just over christmas alone they made 1,170 dui arrests. meanwhile today senator jerry hill introduced senate bill 55 targeting repeat offenders. it would require ignition interlock devices for drivers with more than one dui conviction. >> we have tried increasing fines. we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders. but we need to do more to save lives. >> reporter: a person would blow into a device bef
and the other developmental centers are among the most vulnerable in california and while abuse is common with this population, it's absolutely shocking and it's troubling when their cases aren't handled properly. >> reporter: ryan gabrielson a reporter at california watch has been investigating the sonoma developmental center for months. he says it's about time the state started proceedings to revoke its operating license after a litany of accusations against its 500-plus patients. he says the reports are staggering. >> suspicious bruises on patients. cigarette burns. broken bones. allegations of sexual assault dozens since 2009 in which is the in-house police force didn't order a single rape kit examination to look for physical evidence. >> reporter: the director of the department of developmental services which is responsible for the facility says, quote, address the serious situation is my department's top priority. we have removed the executive director and clinical director and taken disciplinary action against several employees. the state is also adding a california highway patrol
enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or s-com is voluntary, not mandatory under the law. currently it requires a police send fingerprints to the department of homeland security whenever they arrest someone. the change now is that if i.c.e. wants to detain them, local law enforcement does not have to keep them in custody. >> i want that rape victim to be sure in knowing if she waves down a police officer in a car that's driving by, she will be protected. >> i think it is a great step. but i'm not sure how quickly the message will be dispersed in the community. >> reporter: jackie gonzalez says she has dozens of bay area clients on the verge of being deported and they are victims. she says this change in policy could have helped a 16 victim she calls ava. >> and once they determined who was the victim and who was the aggressor, if it didn't exist, she wouldn't have been in immigration custody and proceedings. it would mean she wouldn't be facing deportation today. so it would have been
conference from protestors. >> the nra has blood on its hands! >> reporter: california senator dianne feinstein, who is proposing a new assault weapons ban, says she is upset the nra didn't go any further about gun restrictions. >> it's inconceivable after what the nra said to me today that they don't think people who have guns should have background checks or that they should be registered. >> it's a horribly poor choice to say, you know, that the answer to gun violence is to put more guns out there. >> reporter: andrew is a parent of students in the west contra costa school district based in richmond. the school district deploys 20 armed police officers in all high schools and middle schools at a cost of $2 million a year. the district has put no cops in its three dozen elementary schools and has no plans or money to do so. >> i'm glad we're having that conversation because i think we have experience here. i think it's an overreaction if you want to know my position as a dualy elected school board member. how am i going to put armed police officers at 50 schools? >> reporter: it's
. local crabbers are refusing to fish for the northern california delicacy because of a new price fight with wholesalers. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us, the solidarity on the docks is being tested. >> strike last year this boat. >> right. >> well, you got go fishing. nobody is making money. >> you got go fishing. >> reporter: tensions are high on pier 45 where a lone crab boat came in this morning. a strike has all of the others docked. >> we're tied up negotiating with the processors. >> reporter: it's a dispute over the price of fresh dungeness crab. wholesalers and fishermen had agreed on $3 a pound at the start of the season in november. but demand went down after thanksgiving. so wholesalers want to pay a quarter to 75 cents less. the crab boat association says no deal. >> there's not that much crab left out there. we took a big whack out of it. so it should be worth as much or more than we got paid before. >> reporter: this boat which locals call a "scab" came from oregon. >> trying to keep things going. >> reporter: in the meantime things are coming to a standstill at loca
camps are sprouting up across california. congresswoman's office in san jose, local seniors rally to demand lawmakers raise taxes on bank and corporations lain off social programs. city omhi-wwork. 3 >>> developing news in san pablo. ken bastida is live with more. police still look for the gunman? >> reporter: that's right, allen. they are still trying to figure out what happened inside this apartment. as you mentioned, shots rang out. it is normally quiet here. early sunday morning when police got here they found two people's bodice -- bodies laying on the stairs here. they also found something else inside the apartment. they found their 4-year-old daughter inside safe. police say somebody in this neighborhood knows what happened and they want find out. >> in front of my mom's house on dover and i heard two loud gunshots. >> on a saturday night there are people still up watching tv, doing nightly events. we're hoping that often times a person will say i heard something but they think it's not significant. they don't call, and we really want them to call because those insignific
's going to take, nobody can tell you that right now. but they are going to the state of california for disaster money as well to see if they can speed things along. in laugh yet, reporting live from mobile5, in lafayette, ken bastida. back to you. >> thank you. >>> doesn't really make any sense. why would you shoot someone on a bike? >> a nursing home worker gunned down outside of a school. the search for clues in the killing of a cyclist in berkeley. >> phones, watches, computers and kindles. the massive criminal operation busted in a bay area city. >> over an inch of rain fell throughout the bay area today. now the day the bay area will dry out as eyewitness news continues with your pinpoint forecast right here on cbs 5. ,, sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. sofa... desk... y
with no questions asked. >> reporter: california requires background checks on all firearms which includes a 10-day cooling-off period. but in many states, you can receive your gun within minutes as fast as the computer can finish checking your background. speaking of computers, there's all sorts of stuff on the internet. you can buy almost all the parts of a weapon without any age restrictions. the one exception is the receiver. the part with the serial number that usually houses the trigger. you have to buy a receiver from a federally designated firearms dealer. there are also website that is show you how to build a complete firearm from scratch with help from a three- dimensional printer. >> right now anyone can manufacture a firearm as long as they are in compliance with the laws and regulations. >> reporter: as for buying ammunition, several of the recent mass murderers have bought lawsuit capacity magazines. these magazines allow the shooter to fire as many as 100 rounds in just a few seconds. they are perfectly legal in many states. [ sound of automatic gunfire ] >> reporter: where are the
the 1990s. >> thank you, ann notarangelo. >>> a california senator will introduce a bill next month to ban assault weapons. >> here in this elementary school, look what happened 6- year-olds with three to 11 bullets from this bushmaster in their bodies, 20 of them. is this america? i don't think so. >> senator dianne feinstein also wants to ban large ammunition clips. feinstein says that she has heard from pro gun democrats who now seem willing to support changes to gun laws. >>> but the idea of new gun restrictions is likely to cause a fierce political fight. cbs 5 reporter grace lee on a state senator who knows that all too well. grace. >> reporter: senator leland yee fought for more gun corollas year in the wake of the colorado aurora movie theater shootings. it failed. but now he says he is not afraid of a tough fight and believes that california needs to lead the nation as they have often done in the past. 23 years ago the cleveland elementary school shooting left five kids dead and 29 wounded. it's now known as the stockton massacre. and it led to an outright ban on assault weapons i
cross. tonight the other proposed rate hikes for hundreds of thousands of california's healthcare customers. >> two to four inches of rain have fallen here at the farm over the past 24 hours. and we still have light rain falling. but it is certainly not dampening the spirits of over 50,000 people who turned out to this important football game. good evening, i'm roberta gonzales with mobile weather as eyewitness news continues on cbs 5. ,, ,, well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. a p-g-and-e worker died tody after crashing his truck dug stormy weather. police say the driver >>> a pg&e worker died today after crashing his truck during the stormy weather. police say that the driver lost control and smashed into a traffic signal pole early this morning in west sacramento. officers say roads were slick at the time of that crash. other pg&e workers say the driver had been working overtime. >>> a break-in at a multi- million dollar home end in a murder. it happened early thi
,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent. but anyone can help a foster child. cook. (* new* ) than two weeks before >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm elizabeth cook. less than two weeks before christmas, the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history exceeded only by the virginia tech massacre in 2007. >> 27 people including 20 elementary school children are dead in newtown, connecticut where a vigil has just concluded in one of the town's churches. >> by being here you speak he will gently by all your emotions and your physical presence and you are sending a message to all of america and believe me, the hearts and prayers of america are with you tonight. >> remarks
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by the california nurses association. as usual, the hospital brought in replacement nurses. union leaders and manages still ateds over benefits and staffing. >>> right now, odds are you finished with your shopping if you are watching our newscast, right? cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has the annual story of last minute annual shoppers. how busy are those stores? >> reporter: these are the people who in high school waited until the last minute to turn in their term paper. actually to start writing it. the mall is closed. 6:00. i guess it is last minute last minute, but there are still cars here. >> merry christmas. merry christmas. >> what do you suppose your little sister wants. >> jammies. >> she will get back at her sister some day. >> i told them the elves are already having trouble. >> pretty good right there. >> at brook stone, nay rubbed customers the right way. >> i will sit here all night. >> foot massager. what else but christmas would you ever buy that. 40% of the business comes during the christmas shopping season alone. >> week dirk not during a holiday. we pay do 5 fiscal clif
his treatment. prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. this year in california, more than 20,000 men will be diagnosed. most including governor brown will have early stage prostate cancer. now, that means it's localized to the prostate gland and has not spread. governor brown is being treated with a conventional course of radiation which typically means five days a week for four or five weeks. the governor's office says he is working a full schedule through the treatment which will be completed the week of january 7th. his prognosis is excellent and no side effects, significant side effects, are expected. >> many years ago my dad's treatment was surgery but they are not doing that. radiation typically at this stage? >> reporter: you have options. with early stage prostate cancer you can have surgery, radiation therapy or you can have what we call watchful waiting, active surveillance. and the decision it all comes down to the age of the patient, do they have other medical problems, how do they feel about things and how aggressive is their cancer. >> well, the skin cancer was
in california remain on hold. >> that stays in place and will stay in place until they issue their decision which probably won't be until june. >>> gay couples in san francisco's castro district are cautiously optimistic the nation's high court will rule in their favor. cbs 5 spoke with a number of them about the court's decision today. >> i think it will be a close call. the supreme court may be a 5-4 split depending on how kennedy comes down. >> i was married in san francisco in '04, which was very historic. i'm divorced now and i deserve the freedom to divorce. >> that's like the easy way out. >> public opinion seems to be shifting towards acceptance of same sex marriage. in 2011 rare salmon gallop poll found for the first time majority of americans support it. >> the battle over same sex marriage has a unique story here in california. we were only the second state to allow it and the only state to then ban it. it began in san francisco back in 2004. over a period of mount, san francisco issued some 4,000 marriage licenses under the direction of the then mayor newsom, but the practice wa
canyon road which remains closed due to the ongoing landslide danger. according to the california geological survey, there is no specific data that can predict when any particular hillside will give way. >> the longer you go into the season, the greater that risk becomes because the ground has absorbed that much more water. >> reporter: ron ruben is a state geologist who studies landslides all over california. he says the bay area is particularly at risk. >> the type of bedrock that we have in the bay area is generally relatively weak compared to other parts of the state and we also have additional weakness in the rocks based on the amount of faulting that's happened in the bay area. that fault activity over time will weaken rocks. >> reporter: this map of the bay area shows the areas at the highest risk of landslides along the east and south bay hills of and on the peninsula since one major predicter of landslides is previous landslides residents along canyon hikes drive here in fremont monitor the hills. this old landslide is clearly visible just above the neighborhood but juan
. they are presumed still to be in southern california dealing with the aftermath of this horrible crash. the family was in southern california in pasadena on christmas day visiting relatives. as they were riding in a minivan police were chasing a suspect in an suv through the streets. the chase went a mile and less than a minute then the suspect vehicle failed to stop for a red light and smashed into the minivan. two cousins were killed including an 11-year-old in daly city. three others were badly hurt. [ crying ] >> the dad and the boy always traveled together and see them together all the time. the father was always the one taking them to school... [ crying ] >> i would see them back and forth coming from sports and... [ crying ] >> reporter: kendrick's neighbor rita is heartbroken at the news. she identified him from this facebook picture. she says the boy was always involved with sports and school and his father was devoted to his children. >> i feel for them. the dad was really nice. so dedicated to his family. you could see that they loved each other a lot. [ crying ] >> reporter: kendrick's
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